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nursing home

n.
A private establishment that provides living quarters and care for chronically ill, usually elderly patients.

nursing home

n
1. (Medicine) a private hospital or residence staffed and equipped to care for aged or infirm persons
2. (Medicine) Brit a private maternity home

nurs′ing home`


n.
1. a residential institution caring for the aged or infirm.
2. Chiefly Brit. a small private hospital.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nursing home - an institution where people are cared fornursing home - an institution where people are cared for; "a home for the elderly"
institution - an establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated
Translations
sanatorium
plejehjem
hoitokoti
starački dom
老人ホーム
양로원
zasebna bolnišnica
sjukhem
สถานดูแลคนชรา
nhà dưỡng lão

nursing home

ncasa di cura, clinica

nursing home

دَارُ الْتِمْرِيضِ sanatorium plejehjem Pflegeheim γηροκομείο ancianato, hogar de ancianos hoitokoti maison de repos starački dom casa di riposo 老人ホーム 양로원 verzorgingstehuis pleiehjem dom opieki casa de repouso, lar de terceira idade дом престарелых sjukhem สถานดูแลคนชรา huzurevi nhà dưỡng lão 疗养院
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